Skiing in Crested Butte, Colorado

Crested Butte Winter Vacation

Winter 2021-2022 is just a few months away, and that means it’s time to start planning your Colorado winter vacation and ski trip to Crested Butte and READ MORE

Gothic Road (Highway 135) winds through the mountains of the Gunnison Valley.

Crested Butte vs. Aspen

Crested Butte and Aspen are both iconic Colorado mountain towns. We’ve put together a comparison of these two vacation destinations to help you understand the similarities and READ MORE

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Snowshoeing in Crested Butte and Gunnison

Snowshoeing has exploded in popularity in 2021. Snowshoeing is the perfect pandemic activity because it allows you to safely exercise outdoors while maintaining social distance. Snowshoeing doesn’t READ MORE

Photo of the old city hall building in a snowy downtown Crested Butte

The next season…

by John Norton, Executive Director of the Gunnison-Crested Butte Tourism & Prosperity Partnership Winter is here. A little late in coming. The valley got hit with a READ MORE

Two skiers ski down a snowy, low-angle slope.

Crested Butte Backcountry Skiing

As the snow begins to fall here in the Gunnison Valley, backcountry skiing in Colorado is at the front of everyone’s mind. We’ve put together a list READ MORE

Photograph of a skier wearing a red jacket and blasting through powder.

Crested Butte Winter Activities

There are lots of fun things to do in Crested Butte in wintertime. Downhill skiing at Crested Butte Mountain Resort is what makes this area famous, but READ MORE

Photo of two planes on the tarmac with snowy peaks in the background.

Fly Safely to Gunnison-Crested Butte

By Jeff Moffett Many travelers have questions about health safety at airports and on planes. This fall and winter, flying to and from the Gunnison-Crested Butte Airport READ MORE

A cowboy wearing a white cowboy hat rides a bucking brown horse while the crowd watches from the stands.

Help Save Cattlemen’s Days

The Oldest Continuous Rodeo in the U.S. Needs Your Help For the last 120 years, Gunnison, Colorado has been home to Cattlemen’s Days. In a normal year, READ MORE

A fisherman holds a brown trout close to the river in a net.

Fly-Fishing in Crested Butte

Fly-Fishing in Crested Butte and the Gunnison Valley, Colorado. With two million acres of public land situated around the headwaters of one of Colorado’s largest river drainages, READ MORE

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Crested Butte Wildflower Guide

Crested Butte Wildflowers Colorado Wildflower Guide: Crested Butte is the Wildflower Capital of Colorado. Each summer, nature puts on a show that’s hard to beat anywhere else READ MORE

A woman hikes through yellow flowers with red mountains in the background.

Crested Butte Summer Activities

Crested Butte Summer Activities: As you’re planning your 2021 Colorado summer vacation, you’ve got lots of choices for how to spend your time here. No matter your READ MORE

A guide and a family of four paddle through a wave in the river.

Rafting in the Gunnison Valley

River Rafting, Kayaking and Stand-up Paddleboarding (SUP) in Crested Butte, Almont and Gunnison The Gunnison Valley is home to a treasure trove of rivers and lakes to READ MORE

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Isolated With a Fly Rod

It was 20 years ago, living in Aspen, when a daughter’s friend asked if I’d take her dad out on a private stretch of the Roaring Fork. READ MORE

Image of Cement Creek in Autumn

Isolated Up Cement Creek

The vixen that showed up in our meadow six weeks ago is still hunting through the snow. She is acutely focused, pawing across the thin crust of READ MORE

nordic skiing spring creek gunnison colorado

Gunnison Nordic Skiing

Winter is a great opportunity to explore the XC trails and roads around Gunnison on Nordic skis. Bluebird days, lower avalanche hazard and rolling views of the READ MORE

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